Warming Update - Next steps in patient warming
Common side effects of surgical procedures can include perioperative hypothermia, and managing a patient’s core body temperature after the induction of anaesthesia can be a challenge1. Today, preventive measures, such as preoperative patient warming and active warming during surgery, have demonstrated a good effect on avoiding inadvertenthypothermia2.
About the webinar
Warming Update 2013 was the second edition of Mölnlycke Health Care’s annual patient-warming webinar. The event was open to all anaesthesiologists, anaesthesiologist nurses, operating room (O.R.) managers, pre-op and post-op teams and anyone else with a keen interest in patient warming.
Warming Update 2013 aimed to deliver information on the latest research and views from leading anaesthesiologists on patient warming with a special focus on prewarming. The event included interactive polls and a Q&A session that allowed the audience to take part and pose questions to some of the key opinion leaders in anaesthesiology.
The live event was hosted in Leuven, Belgium on 19 November 2013.
Speakers at the event